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One dead after JFK Freeway crash

Posted: 6:27 AM, Feb 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-05 19:07:31Z

A deadly crash happened on the JFK Freeway near the L Street exit around 12:30 a.m. Monday because of a vehicle traveling the wrong direction.

Monday afternoon, the victim was identified as 27-year-old William Villagran. Villagran was driving northbound in the southbound lanes when he struck a Trailblazer, according to police. 

The driver of the Trailblazer, 47-year-old Lonny Jameson was taken to the hospital with pain in his chest and back. 

Police are still investigating whether or not alcohol was a factor.